Monthly Archives: January 2012

Self-Improvement: Overcoming the Grip of the Groundhog

     “If you were resigned to doing one thing, one way, forever, without ever improving, there would be no joy — there would only be the same deadening routine!” –  Michael Gerber (E-Myth Mastery, 2006)  Groundhog Day is a

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Laughter: Betty White’s Secret to Longevity

“My advice to the younger generation is control your mental attitude. Try to look on the upside. If one has no sense of humor, one is in trouble!” – Betty White  “A sense of humor is part of the art of

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Will the Real Tim Tebow Please Stand Up!

“It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.”  –   Andre Gide (1869-1951) “I just wanted to show character. You just continue to fight, and it doesn’t change who you are, who

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Vanquishing the Templar Temptation

Tomorrow the Catholic Church marks the 884th anniversary of the papal sanctioning of the Knights Templar. On January 13, 1128, Pope Honorius II declared the Templars to be an army of God whose self-imposed mission was to protect Christian pilgrims

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Missive or Marketing?

The power of our deconstructivist society is amazing! The meaning of words, concepts, and images seem to change on a daily basis. What were once important historical missives or cultural images are often re-defined and turned into marketing gimmicks. The

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Are You A Doer Or A Dreamer?

  “The critical ingredient to success is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now . . .

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The Value of Encouragement

  I send out my Weekly E-couragement every Wednesday Morning to the clients I work with.   I want to share the following inspirational story about leadership with you.  I hope that it provides a bit of encouragement to you

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